Surgical Bras

Last updated: May 26, 2016

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X-chrom.com provided surgical bras, sports bras, and women's activewear for every body to inspire every body to live an active lifestyle and do more with life. Unfortunately, it now longer has a website. Here are some more resources bras for various types of procedure: shoulder surgery, heart surgery, lung surgery, breast surgery, etc.

Post-Op and Post-Surgical Bras

  • CareFix The Post-Op Bras are designed for the weeks immediately following breast surgery, with front closure for convenient application. [in the U.S., Denmark, Germany, UK]
  • Post-Surgical Bras (The velcro straps that open in the front are great for post-rotator cuff / shoulder repair surgery as well.) EMS Surgical designs attractive, affordable surgical bras for women. The resulting surgical garments are comfortable, stylish and manufactured with soft fabrics and appealing details. EMS offers surgical bras, breast implant garments, compression garments as well as, post-operative garments for plastic reconstructive surgery, thoracic surgery and general surgery. All of the surgical garments offered by EMS Surgical are made in the USA with high quality materials and professional workmanship.
  • Post-operative care
  • WearEase post-surgical and compression bras & camisoles
  • The History of the Bra: History & Info on Bras and Breasts Excellent information about fit and styles.

Sports and Recreation

Last updated: May 26, 2016

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  • All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about using all-terrain vehicles. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are among the most popular recreational vehicles in the nation today, but along with popularity comes increased risk and sometimes carelessness. Don't spoil the fun—get a copy of this timely list of safety reminders today.
  • Armchair World: Handicapped-Accessible Tours fishing, kayaking, white-water rafting…
  • Boating Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about boating. An afternoon on the water in an open boat is one of summer’s most alluring pastimes. Keep all your sailors and yourself safe and dry with this informative compilation of common-sense rules for mariners of all ages.
  • Canadian Olympic Committee
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association
  • Disabled Sailing
  • International Paralympic Committee
  • International Tennis Federation's Wheelchair Tennis
  • International Wheelchair Basketball Federation
  • Masters Athletes by Sheila Kealey, a health promotion consultant, writer, and athlete. She covers the new and active way of growing old in America. No longer are people settling for shuffleboard. Or mall walking. Or deep knee bends. They are running track, playing baseball – yes, hardball! – and even surfing well into their 60s and beyond. You’ll get updates on current health and wellness topics, the latest nutrition research, healthy recipes, and nutrition strategies for optimal health and athletic performance.
  • Motorcycle Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association has a publication about using motorcycles. "Born to be wild" may be an anthem for a generation of motorcycles enthusiasts but the accident rates are a sobering reminder that there's more to riding than the romance of the open road. Make that inner "Easy Rider" a "Safer Rider" with this valuable list of statistics and safety tips.
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Association
  • Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association [Canada]
  • Personal Watercraft Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association has a publication about personal watercraft. Rules and safety tips for using a personal watercraft.
  • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International)
  • Snowmobile Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about using snowmobiles. The lure of a pristine, snow-covered mountainside is irresistible for snowmobile aficionados and to make sure you get back to the lodge safely, check out this handy review of do's and don'ts for this fast-growing winter sport.
  • Special Olympics
  • Special Olympics Maryland
  • Spokes 'n Motion services include the distribution of equipment, sports program advice, and instructional services for the disabled community. Equipment and services now cover skiing, water sports, wheelchairs, cycling, travel, adventure sports, and acccessibility products.
  • TAASC The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition
  • U CAn Do Wheelchair-height pinball machine
  • USA Tennis Association's Special Populations Program: Adaptive Tennis The game of tennis can be adapted to accommodate any age, environment, condition or disability. The charge of USTA Adaptive Tennis is to promote and develop recreational tennis opportunities for individuals with varying abilities and circumstances through inclusion, knowledge and support. The USTA continues to support programming for individuals with physical, developmental and situational challenges.
  • USA Tennis Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair Dancing BBC TV Competition Program The new show is to be called "Dancing on Wheels", which will involve celebrities being paired with wheelchair users in a dance competition.
  • Wheelchair Sports and Recreation Products

Adaptive / Assistive Clothing Resources

Last updated: February 25, 2019

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  • Adaptive Clothing by Tommy Adaptive / Tommy Hilfiger the full iconic classics with new stripes, flag details and design twists to ensure that getting dressed is easy. For men, women, boys, and girls.  New
  • BrightLife Direct: Compression and Support Stockings for work, sports, and travel for men and women. Plus Braces and Accessories.  New
  • Ortho Plex braces and supports  Updated
  • Buck & Buck Designs "We make dressing easier" quality clothing for home health care and nursing home residents with a convenient Shop By Need index.  Revised
    • Understanding Our Products What is unique about clothing for residents of nursing homes? Our adaptive line is extensive and meets the needs of most of our customers, unique alterations are an everyday thing here. Don't hesitate to call us for any special needs clothing you may require.
  • H2O WaterWear bathing suits, water aerobics, exercise, and therapy supplies. Chlorine-resistant swimwear for women and men. A great selection of one-piece swimsuits, trunks, sun protection swimwear, swim separates, mastectomy swimwear, fitness swimwear, swim coverups, neoprene swim gear and swimming shoes.
  • Haband for comfortable clothing and shoes, cozy flannel sheets, and the latest tools and gadgets to make your life safer, easier, and more convenient. plus, the Dr. Scholl's® comfort shoes collection.  New
  • IZ Adaptive Clothing for People in Wheelchairs. Also see the Laughing Squid post about these designers.
  • Silverts: Nursing Home Clothing and Footwear a complete source of adaptive clothes for nursing home and home health care residents and seniors. [Canada] No taxes on U.S. orders.  New
  • Wardrobewagon: Custom clothing for the physically challenged Garments are made to fit the individual: Children’s clothing, Night Gowns, One-piece PJ’s & Blanket Sleeper, Dresses and Tops, ‘Sitting’ Pants, Trousers, Slacks, Elastic Waist Sitting Pants, One Piece Outfits, Hooded Poncho/Cape, Cover-up, Walker & Wheelchair Bags, Underwear, ‘Halo Shirts’, Lap Robes, Bibs
  • E. T. Reavis & Son Sleeping and Sitting Aides, Adaptive Women's, Men's, and Children's Clothing, Sleepwear, Workwear, Hospital / Nursing Gowns, Underwear  Revised
  • Post-Op and Post-Surgical Bras:
    • Post-Surgical Bras (The velcro straps that open in the front are great for post-rotator cuff / shoulder repair surgery as well.) EMS Surgical designs attractive, affordable surgical bras for women. The resulting surgical garments are comfortable, stylish and manufactured with soft fabrics and appealing details. EMS offers surgical bras, breast implant garments, compression garments as well as, post-operative garments for plastic reconstructive surgery, thoracic surgery and general surgery. All of the surgical garments offered by EMS Surgical are made in the USA with high quality materials and professional workmanship.
    • Post-operative care
    • WearEase Therapeutic compression garments for recovery from surgery and lymphedema. Post-surgical compression bras & camisoles, mild compression for lower body, tops & t-shirts, Shapewear,
  • Therasuit™ and Suit Therapy™ for children with Cerebral Palsy and other neuro-developmental disorders